Paul’s Still More Forgotten ’80s

Unlike Paul’s Forgotten ’80s (1-20), Paul’s More Forgotten ’80s (21-40) and Paul’s Even More Forgotten ’80s (41-100), this fourth set of mixes has no chart placing restrictions. So it’s quite a patchwork with Part 1 focusing on pop and rock from those important years 1984-1987 while Part 2 mostly plays like a compilation my Mam would love, a real Sunday afternoon with the papers in the Good Room vibe. The third bunch is a disparate group of big names, many US while Part 4 concentrates on the last days of disco via R&B and soul jams. We conclude with an indie & alternative mix that signs off with a local twist. Finally, the photo was taken onboard HMS Belfast, 31 May 1984 – we visited it on our five day school tour to London. My first time abroad and a great experience – you can read more about it in my review of Now That’s What I Call Music 1984: The Millennium Series.

Part 1
01 Talk Talk – My Foolish Friend
02 Duran Duran – New Moon On Monday
03 Blancmange – Don’t Tell Me
04 Tracy Ullman – Sunglasses
05 Ultravox – Lament (Single Version)
06 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Never Turn Away (7″ Mix)
07 Big Country – Just A Shadow (Radio Edit)
08 Talking Heads – And She Was
09 ABC – Be Near Me
10 Belouis Some – Jerusalem
11 Clannad featuring Bono – In A Lifetime
12 Sting – Russians
13 Depeche Mode – Stripped (7″ Edit)
14 Go West – Don’t Look Down (The Sequel)
15 John Taylor – I Do What I Do (Theme For 9 1/2 Weeks)
16 Kate Bush – Experiment IV
17 The Stranglers – Always The Sun
18 The Lilac Time – Black Velvet (Remix)
19 Suzanne Vega – Solitude Standing
20 Pretenders – Hymn To Her


Part 2
01 Mike Oldfield – Arrival
02 James Last – Paradiesvogel
03 Duncan Browne – Theme From Travelling Man (Max’s Theme)
04 David Foster – Love Theme From St Elmo’s Fire (Instrumental)
05 Mark Knopfler – Going Home (Theme Of The Local Hero)
06 Dire Straits – Romeo And Juliet
07 Cliff Richard – Wired For Sound
08 Rod Stewart – Young Turks (Single Edit)
09 Slade – My Oh My
10 ABBA – The Day Before You Came
11 Frida – I Know There’s Something Going On (Single Version)
12 Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson – I Know Him So Well
13 Sarah Brightman & Paul Miles-Kingston – Pie Jesu
14 Shakin’ Stevens & Bonnie Tyler – A Rockin’ Good Way
15 Julio Iglesias & Willie Nelson – To All The Girls I’ve Loved Before
16 Billy Joel – The Longest Time
17 Nana Mouskouri – Only Love
18 Marti Webb – Always There (Vocal Theme From Howards’ Way)
19 Randy Crawford – Almaz
20 Al Jarreau – Moonlighting Theme


Part 3
01 Neil Young – Hawks & Doves
02 Bruce Springsteen – Open All Night
03 Johnny Cash – Johnny 99
04 Bob Dylan – Jokerman
05 Leonard Cohen – Dance Me To The End Of Love
06 John Lennon – Nobody Told Me
07 Paul McCartney – Waterfalls (DJ Edit)
08 Robert Palmer – Looking For Clues (Single Remix)
09 The Police – Invisible Sun
10 Chris Rea – I Can Hear Your Heartbeat
11 Glenn Frey – Sexy Girl
12 Peter Gabriel – Walk Through The Fire (Single Version)
13 John Fogerty – The Old Man Down The Road
14 Tom Waits – Downtown Train
15 REM – Fall On Me
16 Squeeze – Last Time Forever
17 U2 – The Unforgettable Fire
18 The Cars – Tonight She Comes
19 ZZ Top – Rough Boy (Single Mix)
20 Phil Collins – Take Me Home


Part 4
01 Loleatta Holloway – Love Sensation (7″ Version)
02 Geraldine Hunt – Can’t Fake The Feeling (7″ Edit)
03 Tom Browne – Funkin’ For Jamaica
04 Raw Silk – Do It To The Music (Edit)
05 Daryl Hall & John Oates – I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) (Edit)
06 Zapp – Dance Floor (Single Version)
07 Donna Summer – She Works Hard For The Money (Single Version)
08 Shannon – Give Me Tonight
09 Phil Fearon & Galaxy – What Do I Do
10 Shakatak – Down On The Street
11 Lionel Richie – Penny Lover (7″ Remix)
12 David Grant & Jaki Graham – Mated
13 Isley Jasper Isley – Caravan Of Love (Single Version)
14 Gregory Abbott – Shake You Down (7″ Mix)
15 Prince – Paisley Park
16 Change – Mutual Attraction (Single Version)
17 Hazell Dean – They Say It’s Gonna Rain
18 El DeBarge – Who’s Johnny?
19 Aretha Franklin – Who’s Zoomin’ Who? (Single Mix)
20 Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait


Part 5
01 This Mortal Coil – Kangaroo
02 Felt – Primitive Painters
03 The Mission – Stay With Me (Radio Edit)
04 House Of Love – Destroy The Heart
05 The Stone Roses – Elephant Stone (7″ Version)
06 Happy Mondays – Wrote For Luck (7″ Version)
07 Ultra Vivid Scene – Mercy Seat (7″ Mix)
08 Love & Rockets – So Alive (Single Edit)
09 Pere Ubu – Waiting For Mary
10 Robyn Hitchcock & The Egyptians – Madonna Of The Wasps
11 Lou Reed – Dirty Boulevard
12 Transvision Vamp – Born To Be Sold
13 10,000 Maniacs – Trouble Me
14 Indigo Girls – Closer To Fine
15 Morrissey – Ouija Board, Ouija Board
16 Aslan – This Is (1986 Version)
17 Sinéad O’Connor – Troy
18 Hothouse Flowers – It’ll Be Easier In The Morning
19 Something Happens! – Forget Georgia
20 The Radiators – Under Clery’s Clock (7″ Mix)

2 Responses to Paul’s Still More Forgotten ’80s

  1. cosmo says:

    Loving the Part 4 dance selection!

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